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Update for former Mrs. Baird’s site

Construction has begun on SMU’s new Data Center located on the former Mrs. Baird’s property at Mockingbird Lane and North Central Expressway. The Data Center is a one-story 22,000 square foot facility designed in SMU’s Collegiate Georgian architectural style. This

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Bring the family to Community Day and the “Hail to the Chief” exhibit July 20

On Saturday, July 20, put a feather in your tricorn hat and bring the whole family to learn about history with fun demonstrations and free activities.

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Pony Up and Read During the Mayor’s Summer Reading Program

SMU President R. Gerald Turner encouraged students to “Pony Up and Read” at the May 14 kick-off of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings’ Mayor’s Summer Reading Club. SMU is one of the sponsors of the eight-week Dallas libraries summer reading program.

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SMU’s DeGolyer Library to display George Washington’s copy of the U.S. Constitution

George Washington’s personal copy of the Acts of Congress, which includes the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and other legislation passed by the first session of Congress, will be displayed July 14-27 at SMU’s DeGolyer Library. The 106-page volume

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SMU Summer Camps: For Kids and Teens

A variety of camp programs are offered on SMU’s main campus in Dallas as well as in Plano during the summer. Camps began June 1 and continue into early August.

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Mockingbird pedestrian bridge construction begins

On June 18, SMU participated in the groundbreaking for a pedestrian bridge to link the Katy Trail south of Mockingbird Lane to Mockingbird Station and the shops and DART station there. This is the last phase of the popular Katy Trail,

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Dallas & SMU: The Power of Partnership

Thanks to the strength and support of Dallas and the region, SMU at 100 is making a $7 billion economic impact and unique contributions to the progress of DFW, a center of commerce and culture and gateway to the global

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Red, Blue and You!

Join SMU as we celebrate the Fourth in local parades!

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Tate Lecture Series Announces 2013-14 Season

SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series, which brings a broad range of intellectual and entertaining voices to the SMU campus and Dallas community, has announced its 2013-14 season of speakers. They include David Gergen, Robert Gates, Leon Panetta, Robert

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Bush Presidential Center Opens

The George W. Bush Presidential Center at Bush Avenue and SMU Boulevard on the SMU campus was dedicated on April 25 and opened to the public on May 1. Read more about planning your visit.

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